Los Angeles

SFCV’s writers report on topics relevant to the Los Angeles area.

Jim Farber - September 9, 2019

The new production opens LA Opera’s season on Sept. 14.

Ben Kutner - September 6, 2019

Conductor Ludovic Morlot helped make it all sound spontaneous.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 3, 2019

The Colburn’s ensemble-in-residence ties the Marmen Quartet for the prestigious award.

Victoria Looseleaf - August 31, 2019

At home conducting everything from Orff to the latest video game, the in-demand conductor and educator is a champion for minority and women composers.

Richard S. Ginell - August 30, 2019

The jazzy Christian McBride Big Band finds common ground with progressive hip-hop from The Roots.

Richard S. Ginell - August 30, 2019

The American composer is getting used to august company.

Victoria Looseleaf - August 27, 2019

Here’s what a concertmaster does, besides playing solos.

Jim Farber - August 25, 2019

Laura Karpman literally throws in the kitchen sink on a commissioned premiere for the orchestra.

Jim Farber - August 20, 2019

This Japan-England-America mashup will be very welcome to opera fans.

Richard S. Ginell - August 17, 2019

It was a Brazilian love affair for a night filled with tributes and reunions of old pros.